1 Hole 3 different soil types.
Here we are installing 14 caissons in Orange to shore up a property in order to repair a major landslide.
30" O.D x 50` deep
Close up detail of the rebar cages.
Twelve #10 bars
50ft long x 24" O.D
Costly swimming pool taking up the entire back yard
TIGHT difficult access
Once the pool bottom has been broken up,we fill the first 12" with crushed rock and then fill sand.
Constant care being given to compaction
We then place a top dressing of good quality fill dirt and compost,providing an optimal seed bed for the new grass
Completed,now a beautiful back yard
This photo is showing a recent landslide.
The shed will be removed and 14 caissons installed to shore up the existing residence.
Then the landslide mass can be removed and repaired.
Our New lodril arrived yesterday
capable of drilling 60ft deep and upto 72" diamter
This drill is used for installation of caissons used for building foundations and shoring
Once all vegetation and trash were removed
Anchors ready for installation
Close up of anchor
Driving in the percussion anchors.
Notice that the slope is so steep that rope access was needed to safely work on the slope
Here is what the completed slope repair looks like.
Soon the native seed mix will grow through the matting and further stabilize the slope
Anchored Earth Installation Training
Groundcontrol Crew recently recieved training in anchored earth technology,we are now certified installers for Propex Geotechnical and and can offer new methods for slope stabilization and erosion control
Close up of Platipus ground Anchor
ILLUSTRATION of Anchored earth and HPTRM (high performance turf reinforcing matt) installation
The Wall is now complete......
What was previously a slope descending all the way to the property, Has now been pushed back and retained.
The homeowners now have approx 5000 sq ft of usable yard
In the picture to the left we are showcasing how creative you can be with incorporating steps into your retaining wall.
Notice the flow and smooth transitions.these blocks will be capped with local flagstones.
New Project In Tustin
A previous contractor had started and failed at building a Keystone retaining wall system.We where called in to remove previously constructed walls and rebuild "as per plan"
All is going good the County and homeowner are pleased with the speed and quality of construction.